Events

Thursday, 02.11.17 to Friday, 03.11.17 - FES Berlin | Event

Digital Capitalism - Revolution or Hype?

Does digital change mean prosperity and participation for all or inequality and social upheaval?


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Wednesday, 13.09.17 - Guild Theatre, East London | Democracy | Event

Electoral System and Accountability

Dispatch Dialogues. Voting, Power and Accountability


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Tuesday, 26.09.17 to Wednesday, 27.09.17 - Parktonian Hotel, 120 De Korte Street, Wanderers View Estate | Socio Economic | Event

Annual Decent Standard of Living colloquium

Towards a Decent Standard of Living


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Thursday, 14.09.17 - Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa | International Relations | Event

“From G20 to BRICS: Civil Society Engagement and Government Perspectives”

Preliminary Notice: Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue

 


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Friday, 25.08.17 - Wits, South West Engineering Building, Graduate Seminar Room, East Campus | Socio Economic | Event

SWOP Breakfast Seminar series: A New movement landscape in South Africa? Repetition and Innovation

Movement. Whiteness. A Fresh look


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21.07.2017 | Youth leadership programme | News, Event

Fort Hare Autumn School in CHINTSA

The second module of the FHAS took place in Chintsa, Eastern Cape, from 26 to 29 June. Twenty participants (9 female, 11 male) deliberated in sessions focused on understanding South Africa’s political system.

The objectives of the Autumn School were...


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Tuesday, 25.07.17 - Sandton Sun | Socio Economic | Event

Invitation to attend a workshop for the Low Carbon Economy Scenarios

The transition towards a low-carbon economy poses a number of opportunities and challenges. Various policy-makers and stakeholders have highlighted these in social dialogues. One of the most contentious issues is economic development. Particularly...


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Friday, 21.07.17 - South West Engineering Building (Wits) | Socio Economic | Event

South African Labour Bulletin

Gloomy realities of illegal workers.


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Wednesday, 12.07.17 to Saturday, 15.07.17 - Rhodes University | Event

Vuyisile Mini Winter School

The Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at Rhodes University, which includes the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU) in partnership with the Friederich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and in conjunction with Critical Studies in Sexuality and...


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Monday, 26.06.17 to Thursday, 29.06.17 - Chintsa | Event

Fort Hare Autumn School in CHINTSA

FES South Africa, in collaboration with the University of Fort Hare will host the second of three annual sessions of the Fort Hare Autumn School in Chintsa from 26-29 June 2017.


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Saturday, 24.06.17 to Tuesday, 27.06.17 - Morris Isaacson High School Hall, Senate Room | Event

#FMF protagonists invites you to a booklaunch

Panel discussion will include students, academics and community activists.


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Wednesday, 28.06.17 - Wits Club Conference Centre, WITS West Campus - Empire Road, Yale Road entrance | Event

Legislating the National Minimum Wage

The negotiations to introduce a national minimum wage are at an advanced stage at NEDLAC. Dr Shane Godfrey and Mario Jacobs, from the UCT Labour and Enterprise Policy Research Group (LEP), have followed the developments closely and are in the process...


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Tuesday, 20.06.17 - Johannesburg | Event

Symposium – High Time For a Common Integrated African Policy on China

The Africa-China Reporting Project is hosting a symposium on a Common Integrated African Policy On China with the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD) associated with UNISA, and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) on July 20 at Wits University. 


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Tuesday, 13.06.17 - Youth Lab Offices | Event

Policy Conversation: Power to the people? Making democractic participation practical

Democracy, as a concept of the rule by the people, finds different expressions in systems of election and governance around the world. What is understood as democracy is thus subjective and often determined by socio-political and economic choices...


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Thursday, 08.06.17 to Friday, 09.06.17 - The Fountains Hotel Cape Town | Socio Economic | Event

Invitation: young feminist roundtable on environmental justice 2017

Climate change and the need to move towards renewable forms of energy have long been at the forefront of both global and national agendas. Dominant discourses on climate change focus on two areas: reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the...


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Sunday, 21.05.17 to Tuesday, 23.05.17 - Venue: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape | Socio Economic | Event

Transnational Worker Solidarity and Global Value Chains

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung South Africa will be partnering with NUMSA and IG Metal to host a joint workshop on Transnational Worker Solidarity and Global Value Chains.


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Wednesday, 17.05.17 - Boksburg | Socio Economic | Event

Energy choices and the protection of workers interests in South Africa

The Integrated Energy Plan has been published for public comment and analysis. All stakeholders have been engaging on South Africa’s energy mix, and how it will contribute to sustainable development.


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Thursday, 04.05.17 to Tuesday, 04.04.17 - 17h30 - 19h00 - 6 Spin Street, Church Square, Cape Town | International Relations | Event

CCR Public dialogue on Powerful Trade Unions: South African Drivers of Regional Economic Growth?

The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, in collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Johannesburg invites you and members of your organisation to a public dialogue on Powerful Trade Unions: South African Drivers of Regional...


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Tuesday, 09.05.17 to Wednesday, 10.05.17 - Johannesburg | Socio Economic | Event

Trade unions and Tax Justice

The global economic crisis is characterized by massive socio-economic disparities. Oxfam’s (2016) report entitled: An Economy for the 1% concludes that 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.6 billion people – the bottom half of humanity.


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Saturday, 22.04.17 | Democracy | Event

iCre8 Skills Festival – North West

Mini economic workshops including financial literacy, CV writing, business funding, etc. will be hosted at the festival based on the needs identified in the asset mapping workshops. Young people who attended the Green Innovation boot camp and other...


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Thursday, 13.04.17 to Tuesday, 18.04.17 | Youth leadership programme | Event

The Fort Hare Autumn School on Social Democracy and Political Economy

The Fort Hare Autumn School on Social Democracy and Political Economy (FHAS) addresses the relevance of Social Democracy in twenty-first century South Africa: What are its core values and goals, and how can it be put into practice? The FHAS offers a...


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Wednesday, 12.04.17 to Thursday, 13.04.17 | Democracy | Event

iCre8 Bootcamp – Kwa-Zulu Natal

YouthLab has partnered with sophiatwon Green Incubator and other trainers to create a specific innovation boot camp aimed at encouraging, testing, greening and launching economic innovations for township youth. Ideas can be businesses or social...


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Friday, 07.04.17 to Saturday, 08.04.17 | Democracy | Event

Activating youth citizens through Public Achievement – Kwa-Zulu Natal

In 2015 and 2016, South African young people have challenged the definition of political participation” by extending their political voice beyond voting, party protocols and normative forms of mobilisation. From student protest and the Occupy Luthuli...


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Thursday, 06.04.17 | Socio Economic | Event

Migrant workers in the South African hospitality sector: A consultative training workshop on organising strategies and tools

There are 1,2 million migrant workers in South Africa, representing 4% of the labour market, The majority of these are from the region and are employed in precarious and low incomes sectors such as domestic work, agriculture and construction...


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Wednesday, 05.04.17 | Socio Economic | Event

iCre8 Research Workshop – Township And Rural Green Economic Innovation Through iCre8 EKasi Kwa-Zulu Natal

iCre8 eKasi is a YouthLab initiative, it is a township economic revitalisation project aimed at innovating economic ecosystems in townships. iCre8 ekasi leverages potential opportunity for economic investment and trade by focusing on mapping,...


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Wednesday, 05.04.17 | Socio Economic | Event

ICre8 Research Workshop – Township And Rural Green Economic Innovation

iCre8 eKasi is a YouthLab initiative, it is a township economic revitalisation project aimed at innovating economic ecosystems in townships. iCre8 ekasi leverages potential opportunity for economic investment and trade by focusing on mapping,...


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Friday, 24.03.17 | Democracy | Event

SWOP Breakfast Seminar series : Coal, Water and Mining flowing badly

Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP) presents new research. These papers document the destruction of work, water, community and livelihoods by the current wave of intensified marketisation, posing the question of alternatives for social...


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Thursday, 23.03.17 | International Relations | Event

Dialogue on Major South African Foreign Policy Trends and Issues of 2017

The international environment in 2017 is likely to continue to be characterised by change and uncertainty, as evidenced by contemporary political and economic events. These will undoubtedly impact South Africa’s foreign policy.


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Wednesday, 22.03.17 | International Relations | Event

South Africa's Corporate Expansion in Southern Africa

The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, in collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Johannesburg invites you and members of your organisation to a public dialogue on South Africa’s Corporate Expansion in Southern Africa.


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Saturday, 18.03.17 | Socio Economic | Event

Research Workshop – Township and Rural green economic innovation through iCre8 eKasi

iCre8 eKasi is a YouthLab initiative, it is a township economic revitalisation project aimed at innovating economic ecosystems in townships. iCre8 ekasi leverages potential opportunity for economic investment and trade by focusing on mapping,...


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Wednesday, 08.03.17 | International Relations | Event

International Women’s Day 2017: The value of care work

The International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on, March 8. It is an annual celebration of women’s social, cultural, political and economic achievements.


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Friday, 03.03.17 | Democracy | Event

SWOP 2017 Breakfast Seminar Series – Work, Water, Community and Livelihood in Peril

Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP) presents new research. These papers document the destruction of work, water, community and livelihoods by the current wave of intensified marketisation, posing the question of alternatives for social...


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Monday, 27.02.17 | Socio Economic | Event

Solidarity Road: The Story of a Trade Union in the Ending of Apartheid

South African trade unions played a key role in the struggle against apartheid. They mobilized workers from various racial backgrounds, and united them in order to challenge subjugation in the authoritarian apartheid political economy.


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Friday, 24.02.17 to Saturday, 25.02.17 - Johannesburg | Democracy | Event

Train the Trainer

YouthLab has a focus on capacity development of young people, youth and development practitioners and decision–makers. Using participatory methodologies Youth Lab hosts workshops with young people in communities and organisations.


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Thursday, 21.07.16 to Friday, 22.07.16 | International Relations | Event

Reviewing A Decade Of The EU-South Africa Strategic Partnership

In 2007, the EU-South Africa Strategic partnership was launched. Aimed at strengthening relations between the two, a number of high-level meetings took place under its rubric.


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30.05.2016 | Democracy | Event

The Millennial Dialogue | South Africa Survey Results 2016

The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), in partnership with the Global Progressive Forum (GPF), recently commissioned a study to better understand the political attitudes of young people, aged between 15 – 35 years in three African...


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Friday, 06.05.16 to Saturday, 07.05.16 - Women’s Gaol Atrium | Democracy, International Relations | Event

Conference "Foundations of the Supreme Law: 20th Anniversary of the Constitution"

On May 8, 1996, a two year mandate came to its fulfillment when the Constitutional Assembly successfully finalized a draft of a new constitution which was signed by Nelson Mandela into law on December 18, 1996.


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